Firefighters tackle blaze at Barnsley care home 

Firefighters were called out to tackle a blaze at a care home last night. 

Crews from Dearne Valley, Cudworth, Barnsley and Rotherham stations were called out to the facility in Wombwell at just after 9pm. 

Park Street, Wombwell.

Park Street, Wombwell.

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A fire had started in the main dining area and was brought under control quickly by firefighters. 

Fire crews also used a specialist fan to clear smoke from the premises.

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Police and an ambulance were also called as a precaution but nobody was injured. 

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A firefighter who attended the scene said it is thought to have been started accidentally but an investigation to establish the cause has been launched.